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Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Foreign investors bring £170m bonanza for Greater Lincolnshire

26 July 2017

New figures have revealed that Greater Lincolnshire attracted over £170m in foreign business investment last year - a 20 per cent increase on the previous year.

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Reviewing the governance of heritage services in Lincolnshire

25 July 2017

The county council is reviewing the governance structure for its heritage services.

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Hindu sea treasure donated to Lincolnshire temple

25 July 2017

A religious icon found on Lincolnshire’s east coast has been given a home by the local Hindu community.

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Roadside verges project nets national award

24 July 2017 | Updated: 25 July 2017

A trial exploring whether grass cuttings from roadside verges can be used to create clean energy has been named research project of the year at the AD and Biogas Industry Awards.

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Have your say and help Lincolnshire get a fair deal on East Midlands rail franchise

24 July 2017 | Updated: 25 July 2017

The county council is encouraging people to take part in The Department for Transport’s consultation on the new East Midlands rail franchise.

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Trading Standards partner with Horncastle's #BusBeat campaign

21 July 2017 | Updated: 25 July 2017

Get on the bus if you want to be #scamaware says Trading Standards.

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New youth service provision for St Giles

20 July 2017

St Giles Community Centre will be the new home for enhanced activities for children and young people and new play equipment will be installed onto the former St Giles youth centre site.

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Take a twilight tour of Lincoln Castle

20 July 2017

A series of after-hours tours will shed light on the stories behind one of Lincoln’s most famous landmarks.

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Beware of carpark sellers, warns Trading Standards

20 July 2017

Lincolnshire residents are being reminded not to buy products from unofficial sellers, following reports to Lincolnshire Trading Standards.

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You should 'be-headed' to Gainsborough Old Hall this August!

20 July 2017

King Henry VIII will be holding court once more on 18 August at Gainsborough Old Hall as the notorious monarch talks about his exciting and unusual life.

Resurfacing roadworks

Overnight resurfacing on A631 Corringham Road, Corringham

19 July 2017

Work will begin on Tuesday 1 August to replace worn out sections of the carriageway.

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Engineering works on Canwick Hill, Lincoln

19 July 2017

Harlaxton Engineering will be carrying out works on behalf of the International Bomber Command Centre this weekend.

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Jail for counterfeit clothing seller in Ingoldmells

18 July 2017

A market trader found to be selling over 1,000 items of counterfeit clothing has been sentenced to 18 months in Prison.

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Leading experts to bring Battles and Dynasties to life

18 July 2017

A special series of lectures organised by the Historic Lincoln Trust will offer an in-depth insight into the history behind the spectacular Battles and Dynasties exhibition.

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Travel in Lincolnshire for a pound

18 July 2017

The CallConnect bus service is offering bargain-priced travel every Monday in August.

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Plans revealed for new Ambulance, Fire and Police Station in Lincoln

17 July 2017 | Updated: 25 July 2017

Plans for a new ambulance, fire and police station at South Park in Lincoln have been revealed.

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Knight fever returns to Lincoln Castle!

17 July 2017 | Updated: 18 July 2017

The popular Grand Medieval Joust returns to Lincoln Castle next month, with heroic knights from England, Germany and Wales all competing to be named champion.

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New home for Tennyson collection

14 July 2017 | Updated: 18 July 2017

On Friday 14 July, the Tennyson Research Centre was officially re-opened at its new home, Lincolnshire Archives.

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Bringing history lessons to life

14 July 2017 | Updated: 18 July 2017

Pupils from Giles Academy schools will get to showcase their maths, science and engineering skills in a special event on Monday 17 July.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Kings Lynn man fined for flouting fire safety rules in Boston

13 July 2017 | Updated: 17 July 2017

A man from Kings Lynn has been fined almost £75,000 for flouting fire safety rules at an unlicensed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in Boston.

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Share your Lincolnshire sea treasures Video

13 July 2017

With summer just around the corner, the crowds will soon be flocking to Lincolnshire’s beaches - and visitors are being asked to keep their eyes open for historical treasures.

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Seized counterfeit cigarettes and alcohol to be turned into electricity

13 July 2017

More than 152,000 cigarettes and tonnes of illegal alcohol seized during raids in Lincolnshire will today (Thursday 13 July) be turned into electricity.

Resurfacing roadworks

Improvements planned for A16 Holton le Clay

13 July 2017 | Updated: 14 July 2017

The A16 Louth Road bypass and its junction with the old Louth Road, will be given a new lease of life, thanks to some upcoming resurfacing works.

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Time Team star comes to The Collection for festival of archaeology

12 July 2017 | Updated: 14 July 2017

Unearth a piece of the past this month when Archaeology Day returns to The Collection on 25 July.


Pop up art exhibition at Sleaford train station

12 July 2017

Art and photography by students from St George’s Academy will showcased in the station’s waiting room next Tuesday 18 July.


Could EU funding boost your business?

11 July 2017

An upcoming workshop will help ensure local businesses don’t miss out on current EU funding opportunities.

Staying Scam Aware during Scam Awareness Month 2017

Residents urged to get more scam aware for Scam Awareness Month

11 July 2017

Lincolnshire Trading Standards is joining with partners to support the Citizen’s Advice Bureau’s Scam Awareness Month this July.


Council health watchdog concerned over Lincoln Walk-In Centre proposals

11 July 2017

Lincolnshire’s health scrutiny committee will be considering the proposal from Lincolnshire West CCG to close the Walk-In Centre in Lincoln.

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Improvement works planned for North Hykeham crossroads this summer

11 July 2017 | Updated: 20 July 2017

Surface and drainage improvements will be carried out at the junction of Newark Road, Station Road and Moor Lane from Monday 24 July.

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Have a crafty and curious weekend at popular Lincoln museum

10 July 2017

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life will be holding its first ever County Craft and Curios Fair on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July.

Lincolnshire County Council

Council leader's stark warning over funding for Lincolnshire services

10 July 2017 | Updated: 12 July 2017

Council leader states Lincolnshire authorities could soon be at breaking point unless they are funded properly.

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Parking changes to be trialled on Waterside South, Lincoln

10 July 2017

A restricted parking zone will come into force between Broadgate and Wilkinson’s on Tuesday 18 July.

Mill Lane road closure

A151 and A17 closures scheduled as part of Peppermint Junction improvement works in Holbeach

10 July 2017

The road closures will give Eurovia Contracting North a safe opportunity to tie the existing carriageways in with the new sections of road.

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Two evenings of alfresco theatre at Lincoln Castle

10 July 2017

Illyria Theatre will be bringing productions of two well-loved stories to the historic Lincoln attraction this summer.

Medieval Clash

Who will win? Medieval Clash at Lincoln Castle

7 July 2017

Simmering rivalries will see a medieval wedding explode into chaos at Lincoln Castle later this month.

Scam alert

Beware pension scams: Don’t let lifetime savings be lost in moments!

7 July 2017

With at least one call every day to Lincolnshire Trading Standards about financial scams, the service is encouraging residents to think carefully before handing over hard earned cash.

Battles and Dynasties

A special exhibition offer fit for a king! Video

7 July 2017

Between Saturday 8 July and Sunday 6 August, visitors to the unmissable Battles and Dynasties exhibition can enjoy two tickets for the price of one*.

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Royal opening for The Collection's Battles and Dynasties exhibition

6 July 2017

The unmissable exhibition will be officially opened by His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester on Thursday 6 July.

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Correction: Warning to Lincolnshire residents to check their fridge-freezers

6 July 2017 | Updated: 12 July 2017

Firefighters from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are encouraging residents in the county to check their fridge-freezers.

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Council welcomes Government 'bypass funding' for local improvements

5 July 2017 | Updated: 6 July 2017

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has today announced proposals for a potential multi-billion pound pot of funding for improvements to local A-roads.


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